Umberto Boccioni art links 


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Umberto Boccioni: The City Rises
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Umberto Boccioni

[Italian Futurist Painter and Sculptor, 1882-1916]

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We are all the primitives of a new civilization.
- Boccioni


    Umberto Boccioni Works Online    
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City
Click "View all" to see a total of 7 works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, 1913

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SitePeggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice   NEW!

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (in Italian)  

Gallerie di Palazzo Leoni Montanari, Vicenza, Italy
3 works online

GAM - Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin
Ritratto femminile

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, Scotland

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
7 works by Boccioni

Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
The Street Enters the House, 1911

Studio Esseci, Italy (in Italian)  

The Jewish Museum, New York City
Antigrazioso, 1912

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid   NEW!
(Images are zoomable; click on the "expand" icon below the detail image)

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Walker Art Center, Minnesota

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteUmberto Boccioni at The Artchive  

Notable SiteUmberto Boccioni at The Athenaeum  
17 works online

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

1200 Years of Italian Sculpture (mostly in Italian)  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Boston College Fine Arts Department

California State University WorldImages Database  

Umberto Boccioni at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Art of the First World War

DeAgostini Edicola (in Italian)  

Futurism: Manifestos and Other Resources

Kubisme (Cubism) (in Dutch)  

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Umberto Boccioni  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

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